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Kuwaiti teens arrested in Pattaya for street bike race

Local and tourist police last night arrested more than 40 Kuwaiti tourists, aged 18-25, in Pattaya and charged them with street racing. The arrest of...

Australia refuses to nominate former leader for top UN job

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's government has rejected a request by former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd that it back his late bid for the top...

Vietnam says pollution from Taiwan company affected 200,000 people

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese government says the toxic pollution a Taiwanese-owned had acknowledged discharging from its steel complex has harmed the livelihoods of...

Indonesia executes 4 drug traffickers

CILACAP, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia executed four people convicted of drug crimes on Friday despite international protests and said it would decide later when...

Time served, $44K restitution for airplane yoga arrest

HONOLULU (AP) — A Korean tourist who was arrested after he became violent when he wasn't allowed to do yoga on a plane leaving...

Heart to Heart with Hillary

A teacup of wine please

Dear Hillary, We’ve just had another extended holiday with no alcohol. This is supposed to be a tourist city and tourists like to have a...

Wiring diagram for an electric chair

Dear Hillary, I know it sounds funny asking you to help, but I can’t find an electrician that I can trust to work on a...

Nudge nudge, wink wink

Dear Hillary, In reply to the Peter guy who thinks himself better than everyone, why keep one Peter? Kinda nice to wake up with someone...

Finding the “good” girls

Dear Hillary, I have to laugh at all your letter writers, wondering if they have found THE ONE, when they should start looking at themselves...

Mail Bag

Why are safety standards so low?

Editor; Re: Tesla plans trucks, small SUV as part of future plans (PM July 21, 2016) - “The government is investigating the system after a...

Public menace must be dealt with firmly

Editor; Re: A street racer: “street racing is like a daily activity that street racers cannot do without” (PM July 20, 2016) - If the...

Add a consolidated bus terminal

Editor; Re: Transport Company to undergo major overhaul to compete with low-cost airlines (PM July 20, 2016) - How about they add a consolidated bus...

Scooter youths going every which way

Editor; Re: A street racer: “street racing is like a daily activity that street racers cannot do without” (PM July 20, 2016) - These Street...

Sports

Sattaya takes early advantage at King’s Cup in Pattaya

Thailand’s Sattaya Supupramai overcame a stiff neck in the morning before going to post a seven-under-par 63 to take the first round lead at...

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Some benefits cards bear number for sex line, not balances

Lewiston, Maine (AP) - Some holders of electronic benefits transfer cards find that dialing the phone number on the back of the cards gets...

New Hampshire city police use Pokemon Go to lure fugitives

Manchester, N.H. (AP) - Police in New Hampshire’s largest city have gotten the Pokemon Go bug, trying to lure fugitives with the popular app....